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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug 17

Movies Under the Stars: Mr. Holland's Opus

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, a frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 17

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Ghostbusters

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the 80s comedy, sci-fi classic about three unemployed parapsychology professors that set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 17

Coney Island Flicks on the Beach: Guardians of the Galaxy

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
On Mondays during July and August, a giant 40-foot inflatable screen turns the beach at West 10th Street into an outdoor movie theater! Come on down and see great flicks, representing…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug 17

Rockaway Beach Movie Nights: Jaws

at Beach 68th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring your blankets or beach chairs and watch this movie about a shark attack that cripples the beaches of Amity Island.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug 18

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 18

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 18

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 18

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free classes for all ages and experience levels, provided by the CK Tai Chi Chuan Center.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 18

Women in Comics

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Women in Comics NYC Collective International is proud to present their second exhibition, 'Women in Comics II' at the Poe Park Visitors Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 18

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

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